Mississippi Praline Pound Cake

9 inch tube pan, buttered and floured

1 1/2 c butter at room temperature

1 3/4 c lightly packed light brown sugar

6 eggs separated at room temperature

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

3 c flour

7/8 c buttermilk

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 Tbl spoon bourbon

1 c chopped pecans

1/2 c granulated sugar

Bourbon Glaze

1/2 cu light brown sugar

1/4 c butter

2 Tbl spoons water

1/3 c bourbon .

Beat the butter until very light and gradually beat in the brown

sugar. Add the egg yolks one at a time. Sift salt, baking

powder, soda and flour together. Add to the butter mixture in 3

parts, alternating with the buttermilk. Stir in vanilla,

bourbon and pecans. Beat the egg whites until frothy and slowly

add the granulated sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in

the batter, turn in the greased and floured tube pan. Bake in

an oven preheated at 325 degrees. for about 1 hour, 15 minutes,

or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool 15 to 20

minutes then invert to turn out.

For the glaze, melt the brown sugar, butter and water together

and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. When lukewarm, stir in

the bourbon. Spoon the bourbon glaze slowly over the cake white

its in still warm.

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